Lot 31 of 428:
Bukowski & Montfort Poop 1/100 copies  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Previously Unpublished Poem Poop [and] 13 Colour Photographs, 1979-1992

Author:
Bukowski, Charles and Michael Montfort

Place:
Ventura, California

Publisher:
X-Ray Book & Novelty Co.

Date:
2003

Description:

Consists of 13 color photographs of Bukowski by Michael Montfort (including an image of Bukowski on the toilet), a foreword and an afterword, each printed on a translucent sheet of paper, and the poem by Bukowski, printed on paper, and wrapped around the photographs, all housed in a brown two-part box with a title label on top. Still in the original white paper wrapping, with orange tape reading "Warning: Exposed Film, Open in dark room only. As issued. No. 19 of 100 copies

The poem, printed on the appropriately colored brown paper, wraps around the 13 glossy color photographs which are each individually wrapped in plastic. The poem deals with a child's fixation of the word "poop" and her "irreverent interpolation of it into the Pledge of Allegiance, Lord's Prayer, etc." -Afterword, by Gerry Locklin.


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Condition:
Unopened and fine, as issued.


 
Item number:
284576
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